May 14, 2018

On Side Employee, Justin McConville, wins 2018 NAOSH Safety Champion Award


Supporting NAOSH Week this year (May 6-12 2018) On Side Restoration also has reason to celebrate. The North American Occupational Safety and Health Committee selected On Side’s own Justin McConville as a recipient for the 2018 NAOSH Safety Champion award. Mr. McConville has worked for On Side Restoration for the past 14 years in the hazardous materials field as well as the health and safety environmental divisions.

Mr. McConville was nominated because of his high level of commitment to safety and the industry experience he has brought to the Fire and Flood Restoration Program, Technical Advisory Committee (FFRP-TAC). Just last month, Justin also presented a valuable presentation on Asbestos at the Occupational Disease Symposium.

Justin McConville, manages the in-house asbestos testing laboratory and leads the specialty remediation department. He’s attended the McCrone Research institute in Chicago Illinois to obtain asbestos identification and testing training, and has also earned his Certificate in Environmental and Occupational Health from the University of Victoria. Justin provides consultative support and presentations to affiliated organizations like BC Construction Safety Alliance and the FFRP (Fire, Flood, Restoration Program Technical Advisory Committee), Work Safe BC and Insurance Institute credits program.

Video of the award presentation and interview with Justin can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/SafetyInConstruction
Ten recipients received awards this year, five individuals and five teams that make safety and health a priority in their workplace. For more info about NAOSHBC: https://naoshbc.com/

About On Side Restoration Services

On Side Restoration is one of Canada’s leading, privately-owned restoration companies. Since 1979 On Side has been restoring damaged homes and businesses 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Proprietary internal systems include eClaim, a transparent web-based file management software program, and On Side LiVE, their 24 hour, customizable emergency call centre. Today with its head office located in Vancouver, BC, the Company currently operates 24 branches coast to coast from Victoria, BC to St. John’s, Newfoundland. On Side has over 300 emergency response vehicles, 750 experienced and certified staff members, and 7,000+ pieces of specialty equipment. Further information about the Company can be found at www.onside.ca

Sonia Manson
On Side Restoration Services Ltd., Communications Manager
(905) 474-3710 x5112